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Balmedie Beach

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What a fantastic beach!

Miles and miles of pure sand and the beautiful wind turbines turning in the breeze. If you are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mary C
Exeter, United Kingdom
Some of the negative reviews 😂

It’s a beach!! How are there negative reviews!! This is a beautiful beach with parking and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes”(107 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(53 reviews)
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A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1358 742396
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All reviews sand dunes beautiful beach car park miles and miles golden sands soft sand warm sunny day dog walkers lots of space aberdeen beach great walk well worth a visit great fun picnic toilets seals tide
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Miles and miles of pure sand and the beautiful wind turbines turning in the breeze. If you are lucky you might catch sight of a dolphin out at sea. Can be very windy, but we were really lucky, a still sunny day in November.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a beach!! How are there negative reviews!! This is a beautiful beach with parking and toilets a short walk from the beautiful beach. Dog walkers, kids playing, horses trotting. Perfect place with a variety going on.

Thank 548hollyf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long beach, where you can walk and admire the dunes. Sadly it was a harsh wind and it was raining a lot when we visited there.

Thank SannaKe
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nature reserve. This is the first time at this nature reserve as we were put off by a few others we visited, but I must say this is the best nature reserve we have been too, in fact I can’t wait to go back the...More

Thank helenmoore2015
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Decided to go for a walk and a picnic along here and was not disappointed. Lovely scenery and plenty of wildlife to watch on the way. Had our lunch on the dunes and then walked further along. Great spot for couples, kids or those with...More

Thank chrisjpaterson
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Always a fantastically inviting place to visit, with great walks to the north or south. Fun sand dunes a plenty. Pity about the recently sited wind turbines off the coast to spoil the view, but we all know the necessity. Still worth visiting, a nice...More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Balmedie Beach is a fantastic place to take the family for a bbq or just a general visit to the seaside. Sometimes there are horses going about, the sand is really clean, very little rubbish except for the area of marshland leading to the beach...More

Thank D4937YHadamr
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This fantastic beach is great for people who don't like crowds miles of sand dunes and golden beach and often you are the only one there.

Thank alan w
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I hadn't been to Balmedie since I was young, but I wanted to take my kids there to experience dunes that I recalled were fun. I was worried that they weren't how I remembered. As we arrived at 4pm, the skies opened and we had...More

Thank Pistolpehi
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Dont think anyone could deny the beuty of this beach. Some people wont like the new wind turbines but there silent ( and i find them quite mesmerising)

Thank Jane M
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8 September 2018|
Response from Misiekkr | Reviewed this property |
No, it’s not. You can hardly find a day in a dacade to take a bath in this part of North see 😉